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The Brigham Update in Medicine

Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education and
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Medicine

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Program Information


The Brigham Update in Medicine activity is designed to provide updates in internal medicine and its specialties. This program features leading clinician-teachers who are widely recognized for their expertise.

Some highlights include:

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome Pathophysiology and Management (2009 Update)
  • Current Issues in Women’s Health
  • Arrhythmias-Diagnosis and Management
  • Lymphomas and Leukemias: An Update
  • Asthma
  • The Neurological Exam
  • Common Curbside Consults in Infectious Diseases
  • HIV: An Update
  • Recognition and Management of Common Rheumatologic Syndromes

 
 

Intended Audience


Physicians practicing in internal medicine and the specialties rheumatology, pulmonary and critical care, neurology, family practice, gastroenterology, neurology, nephrology, and oncology.
 
 

Topics & Speakers


  • Chronic Kidney Disease: An Update
  • Ajay K. Singh, MD
  • Recognition and Management of Common Rheumatologic Syndromes
  • Rheumatology Update
    Jonathan S. Coblyn, MD
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome Pathophysiology and Management (2009 Update)
  • James M. Kirshenbaum, MD
  • Morning Report: Greatest Hits
    Maria A.Yialamas, MD & Marshall A.Wolf, MD
  • Cardiology Update
  • CAD: Statins or Stents?
    Dale S. Adler, MD
  • Current Issues in Women’s Health
    Maria A.Yialamas, MD
  • Critical Care Update
  • Cases in Critical Care Medicine
    Patricia A. Kritek, MD
  • Arrhythmias-Diagnosis and Management
    Marshall A.Wolf, MD
  • Lymphomas and Leukemias:  An Update
  • Cancer 2009
    Edwin P. Alyea, MD
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Update in Endocrinology
    Carolyn B. Becker, MD
  • Asthma
  • Jeffrey M. Drazen, MD
  • The Neurological Exam
  • Martin A. Samuels, MD
  • Pulmonary Update
  • Christopher H. Fanta, MD
  • Chronic Liver Disease
  • Hepatitis:  What’s New
    Chinweike Ukomadu, MD, PhD
  • GI Update
  • Robert Burakoff, MD
  • Internal Medicine Update
  • Cases in Internal Medicine
    Stuart B. Mushlin, MD
  • Case Studies in Internal Medicine
    Daniel M. Goodenberger, MD
  • HIV: An Update
  • Common Curbside Consults in Infectious Diseases
    Paul E. Sax, MD

COURSE DIRECTORS

Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD
Hersey Professor of the Theory and Practice of Physic, Harvard Medical School
Chairman of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Stuart B. Mushlin, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
The Julian Cohen Teaching Scholar
Director of Primary Care, ad interim
Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Ajay K. Singh, MBBS, FRCP
Director, Postgraduate Education
Department of Medicine
Physician, Renal Division
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

HARVARD FACULTY

 

Dale S. Adler, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Vice Chairman, Department of Medicine,
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Edwin P. Alyea, III, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Associate Director, Stem Cell Transplant Program
Dana Farber/Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Carolyn B. Becker, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Master Clinician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Robert Burakoff, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Clinical Chief, Division of Gastroenterology,
Hepatology and Endoscopy
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Jonathan S. Coblyn, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director, Clinical Rheumatology and Senior Physician
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Jeffrey M. Drazen, MD
Distinguished Parker B. Francis Professor of Medicine,
Harvard Medical School
Senior Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital,
Boston, MA

Christopher H. Fanta, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Partners Asthma Center
Physician, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

James M. Kirshenbaum, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Senior Physician, Cardiovascular Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

 

Patricia A. Kritek, MD
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Physician, Pulmonary Division
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Martin A. Samuels, MD, DSc (Hon), FAAN, MACP
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Chairman, Department of Neurology
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Paul E. Sax, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Program
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Chinweike Ukomadu, MD, PhD
Associate Physician, Department of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Marshall A. Wolf, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Vice Chair for Medical Education, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

Maria A. Yialamas, MD
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA



GUEST FACULTY

Daniel M. Goodenberger, MD
Chief of Medicine, North Texas VAMC
Vice- Chairman, Internal Medicine, University of Texas
Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas


 
 

Program Objectives


The Brigham Update in Medicine is designed to provide updates in internal medicine and its specialties.
  • An update in internal medicine and its specialties by experts in the field
  • A case-based review of challenging clinical problems
  • A review of the literature to guide evidence-based practice

 
 

Accreditation


Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
 

Credit Designation


Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 20.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Date of Original Release: June 1, 2009
Date Credits Expire: May 31, 2012

CME credit is obtained upon successful completion of an activity post-test, as well as payment of a $30 processing fee.